Cost Estimating Analyst resume example with 7+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,
Professional Summary

Detail-oriented and self-starting Finance Professional with eight years of experience effectively maintaining accurate accounting information for large-scale financial organizations. History working as part of financial team to manage diverse financial functions, tax management and reporting. Works closely with executive management on complex business actions including mergers and acquisitions and divestitures.

  • Dean’s List: Fall Semesters 2009, 2011; Spring Semester 2013.
  • Athletic Scholarship.
  • Rider Advantage Scholarship.
  • Representative of the Metro-Atlantic Athletic Conference Student Athlete Advisory Committee.
  • Rider University Woman’s Varsity Softball Team.
  • Relay for Life Volunteer.
  • SAP Expertise
  • Invoice Coding Familiarity
  • Financial Statements Expertise
  • Closing Processes
  • General Ledger Accounting Expertise
  • MS Office Suite
  • Account Reconciliation
  • Finance
  • ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) Software
  • Intuit QuickBooks specialist
  • Project Estimation and Bidding
  • Calculating Cost Factors
  • Project coordination
  • Data Collection
  • Oracle PeopleSoft Financials
  • Software applications
Professional Experience
02/2019 to 04/2021 Cost Estimating Analyst Bae Systems | Cape Canaveral, FL,
  • Utilized cost estimation systems to document project information, create estimates and revise project costs to reflect current data.
  • Analyzed designs and performed accurate cost analysis.
  • Calculated correct costs for project-specific goods and services by gathering information from team members, sub-contractors and vendors.
  • Prepared estimates used by management for purposes such as planning, organizing and scheduling work.
  • Determined project objectives, budgets and schedules by coordinating with clients and teammates and optimized plans to meet changing conditions.
  • Collected historical cost data to estimate costs for current or future products.
  • Provided accurate estimates by defining scope, timelines, potential setbacks and limitations.
  • Maintained privacy and confidentiality of all information for existing and prospective clients to protect personal and business interests.
  • Used various types of costing models to complete and document technical estimates.
  • Coordinated product installation and scheduled experienced crews to achieve project scopes of work.
02/2016 to 02/2019 Accountant Anne Carlsen | Devils Lake, ND,
  • Reconciled accounts and reviewed all materials, including surplus, income, expense data, net worth and assets.
  • Identified and investigated variances to financial plans and forecasts.
  • Supported monthly reporting analysis to achieve validation of internal reports and to reconcile production operations and general ledger.
  • Documented all cash, credit, fixed assets, accrued expenses and line of credit transactions.
  • Prepared documents, reports and presentations for executives and board members using advanced software proficiencies.
  • Performed advanced reviews of business operational trends and expected obligations to prepare accurate forecasts.
  • Evaluated and improved accuracy and completeness of financial records.
  • Managed entire accounting cycle, including gathering information, preparing documents, finalizing reports and closing books.
10/2014 to 02/2016 Accountant Anne Carlsen | Moorhead, MN,
  • Executed record filing system to improve document organization and management.
  • Processed invoices and expenses using QuickBooks to facilitate on-time payment.
  • Created detailed expense reports and requests for capital expenditures.
  • Developed and updated spreadsheets and databases to track, analyze and report on performance and sales data.
  • Compiled general ledger entries on short schedule with 100% accuracy.
  • Diminished outstanding debts by analyzing accounts for issues.
  • Completed daily accounting tasks including tracking funds, preparing deposits and reconciling accounts.
  • Reviewed accounts, resolved coding areas and tracked recurring expenses for accrual entry.
  • Collected and reported monthly expense variances and explanations.
  • Maintained integrity of general ledger, including chart of accounts.
  • Provided journal entries and performed accounting on accrual basis.
  • Processed payments and applied to customer balances.
  • Negotiated to collect balance in full.
04/2014 to 09/2014 Accounting Associate Arcosa, Inc. | New Castle, DE,
  • Directed gathering of required documentation and files for account audits and completed reviews.
  • Reported financial data and updated financial records in ledgers and journals.
  • Tracked business revenue and expenditures and reconciled accounts to maintain high accuracy.
  • Followed up with customers to collect specific outstanding debts.
  • Reviewed collection reports to determine status of collections and amounts of outstanding balances.
  • Monitored accounts for compliance with established payment plans and flagged those in violation.
  • Handled multiple outbound and inbound calls daily with goal of collecting owed debt.
  • Researched accounts and completed due diligence to resolve collection problems.
07/2013 to 03/2014 Field Accountant Crest Industries | New Orleans, LA,
  • Documented all cash, credit, fixed assets, accrued expenses and line of credit transactions.
  • Developed reports by compiling summaries for earnings, taxes, deductions, nontaxable wages, disability and leave.
  • Reviewed personnel records to determine names, rates of pay, occupations of new hires and changes in wage rates.
  • Delivered human resources financial support by certifying and processing payroll, completing deposits, performing pay adjustments and promptly distributing checks.
  • Processed employee W-9 and I-9 forms and managed benefits and leave time.
  • Managed payroll data entry and processing for 200 employees to comply with predetermined company guidelines.
  • Updated employee files with new details such as changes in address or salary levels.
Expected in 05/2013 Bachelor Of Applied Science | Accounting Rider University, Trenton, NJ GPA:

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